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  • Short Summary

    Projector in operation, newspaper headlines from 1935, GEC research station.

  • Description

    Pathe House

    Projector beam with cigarette smoke drifting up. Projector room porthole. Interior projection booth with projectionist. Projectionist attending machine. Projection porthole from projector side. Track alongside projector to porthole (4 takes).

    Note: footage keeps jumping.

    Location unspecified.

    Newspaper headline 'peaceful' Ireland. Newspaper headline 'The King signs of weakness of heart'. Poster 'Your King and Country need you'. Newspaper advert - women's clothes. Newspaper photograph of the King and Queen Mary, headline 'My very dear people' (7 May 1935). 'Daily Express' - 'war clouds darken as sun breaks through in Abyssinia'. Newspaper insert - 'Nurse Cavell's heroic death'. Newspaper headline - 'Scene in the Commons Mr Churchill an Lord Hugh Cecil. Man holding Evening Standard placard - 'Raid on Suffragettes, 156 women arrested'.

    GEC Research Station

    Elevated round integrating sphere, man presses button and trap door slides up. Another man slides horizontal gangway into sphere and walks in (3 takes). Reverse action. Glass lathe holding mercury diffusion pump with gas flame playing on same. Cathode Ray tube pan over to young woman taking notes. Cathode Ray tube with picture appearing.

    Orig Neg Release B/W

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2557.01
    Media URN:
    68714
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:09:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 2369 A

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